Tag Archives: Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission

Stutes proposes bill to exempt CFEC-registered boats from DMV registration

State House Representative Louise Stutes last week proposed a bill that should make boat registration easier on commercial fishermen if it passes. HB 185 would exempt vessels with a current state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission (CFEC) sticker from being required to register their boats with the DMV. Kodiak’s harbor, January, 2020. (Photo by Kavitha George/KMXT) “It was a double registration …

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Gov. Walker Hits Pause on Commercial Fisheries Commission Move

Andrew Kitchenman/Alaska Public Media & KTOO The Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission will keep most of its functions for now, after commission supporters fought to protect it from losing certain functions to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Gov. Bill Walker put a hold on an administrative order he issued in February, saying he needed more stakeholder feedback. The commission …

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